Mary Ann Ferrando
July 28, 1952-Jan. 10, 2021
Menlo Park, California
Mary Ann Ferrando, a Menlo Park resident who retired as a Meter Reader for the City of Santa Clara, has died.
Mary, who died on Jan 10, 2021 was born to Leonard and Evelyn Bateman on July 28, 1952, in Prince George, British Columbia. She moved to Redwood City in 1981, and then in 1987 moved to Menlo Park.
Mary enjoyed walking and hiking, and successfully hiked Half Dome three times. Mary loved sewing costumes, making clothes, baking delicious cookies, pies and cakes, and cooking wonderful meals for her friends and family. Mary was also a very creative person who excelled at various different crafts.
Mary was a very caring person who believed in helping others. She was a 159-time donor at the Stanford Blood Center, and volunteered at the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop in Menlo Park.
Mary was preceded in her death by her sister, Lynda Parsons and brother-in-law, Ron Ferrando.
Mary is survived by her husband of 32 years Randy; son Andrew R. Canning (Sierra); sisters Joan Stair, Helen Torres (Tony), Brenda Bateman (Richard); brother Norman Bateman (Peggie); brother-in-law, Bob Ferrando (Grace); and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the American Cancer Society.